Bari Koral standing in front of a rainbow with her guitar and the words yogapalooza

MTC Kids Jam – Yogapalooza with Bari Koral

October 1, 2022 | Yardley Hall (limit 100)

Past Event

The MTC Kids Jam concert series is specially designed with families in mind! Join us in the MTC lobby at 10 a.m. for art activities led by the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, followed by a 60-minute concert with an acclaimed children’s musician.

Catch a concert in Downward Dog! Beloved recording artist and kids’ yoga educator Bari Koral presents Yogapalooza! Bari and her excellent band will take kids and families on a rockin’ music and movement adventure. Together we’ll learn popular yoga poses with a dancing bear, pop like popcorn, “sleep” like a pony in the barn, fly like rocket ships, run with a gingerbread man and much more as we dance, stretch, sing and play to Bari’s award-winning songs. Based on the TV show created and hosted by Bari Koral, Yogapalooza is an interactive concert packed with good times.

A favorite of Sirius/XM Kids Place Live and one of the top kids/family artists, Bari has been delighting families with her music for over a decade. Tens of thousands of parents & teachers around the country spin her songs on a regular basis. A sought-after presenter at educational conferences, Bari has trained thousands of schoolteachers how to incorporate yoga and mindfulness into the classroom with her award-winning songs and highly imaginative curriculum. Bari’s popular kids’ yoga YouTube channel is a destination for millions of viewers around the world.

Professional Development Workshop: Yogapalooza

The workshop will be held on Saturday, October 1, 11 am-2pm in Yardley Hall. Recommended for teachers and teaching artists. Lunch will be provided.

11 a.m. - Observe performance in Yardley Hall
12 p.m. - Lunch provided by Midwest Trust Center Arts Ed
1 p.m. - Teacher Workshop with Bari Koral

This workshop is free, but participants must pre-register.

Description: A magic wand for calm, relax with a gingerbread man, listen like a superhero, learn yoga with a dancing bear and much more! Discover a wonderful world of songs and activities that help children with self-regulation, relaxation, and focused attention. The Yogapalooza training will give you everything you need to start to bring powerful mindfulness and kids yoga content into the classroom even if you can't touch your toes! Yoga is for every body. Featuring expert coaching by beloved kids’ yogi and recording artist Bari Koral, you’ll leave confident and ready to share these amazing tools with your children. Backed by science, Bari’s popular presentations also includes a self-care portion to help you take a big step forward in your own health and happiness. Learn how to relax in wild times and take it easy on yourself. 

Pre-register for workshop